Ta-Nehisi Coates has never been a policy wonk or a political organizer. He’s not a Marxist revolutionary like Cornel West. Coates is, more than anything else, a fine writer.
Does Rep. John Conyers’ retirement give the Democratic Party moral high ground in the firestorm of sexual harassment charges? The answer must decidedly be no.
Public opinion in the moments after news breaks is changing the very nature of coverage in ways that confirm biases more than they inform.
The Giants have beclowned themselves through a season reminiscent of a Wile E. Coyote cartoon. But to suggest this is Manning’s fault is the very height of absurdity.
Those of us of every race and political perspective must stop looking at everything written about race as an opportunity to call the other side the real racists.
At a time when many Catholics are troubled by the ideas of a next-generation pope with a Twitter account, these questions and arguments are of extraordinary importance.
This is not the generic familial dysfunction of wealthy people with too much time and money on their hands. It is uniquely New York.
The same people who rightfully were shocked and alarmed at Donald Trump’s ‘grab the p-ssy’ comments knew full well this was de rigeur for men in power.
The argument is that American society is and always has been a terrorist white supremacist enterprise.
His lack of expertise and basic knowledge has been exposed by many outlets, but a question remains: why is Jimmy Kimmel the face of Democratic health care policy?
Speakers from both parties, including early and vociferous opponents of President Trump, trashed the deal while urging the president to take a harder line on Iran.
Today on our televisions, radios, and social media the take-all approach dominates. There is very little room for synthesis, a moment that requires intellectual clarity.
When we tear down a statue, we are not merely condemning the subject but the entire community, here several generations of Southern culture and millions of Americans.
It’s better that we know what the president genuinely thinks, not what his comms team thinks is the best message.
It’s abhorrent to insist that, merely because of her skin color, Dana Schutz shouldn’t paint an image that is meaningful, respectful, and striking.
Is the IQOS device really significantly less harmful than cigarettes, or is Big Tobacco once more pulling the wool over the eyes of a vulnerable and addicted customer base?
CNN made one big mistake in covering this story: not revealing the name of that Internet troll, who has no right to anonymity and shouldn’t expect it.
On June 13, Philadelphia public transit advocate Peter Javsicas was killed when a car in the Center City neighborhood jumped a curb and struck him.
Given that a fairly elected president bears no resemblance to Julius Caesar, why did New York’s Public Theater make this choice?
When you travel to Cuba, hoping to bring your dollars to a struggling people, the struggling people don’t get your dollars.
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